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tv   Today in Iowa Saturday  NBC  October 17, 2015 8:00am-10:00am CDT

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saturday begins with frosty conditions across central iowa. a frost advisory and freeze warning remain in effect until 9 am. there are a few clouds to start the day, but i expect more sun as the day goes on. highs will stay cool in the
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a des moines man on trial for attempted murder will have to wait over the weekend to learn his fate. pete polson is charged with randomly shooting at three people in a pleasant hill neighborhood last year. the two victims hit...are still recovering. polson says he was high on meth the night before the shootings, had blacked out and didn't realize what he was doing. prosecutors aren't buying his story... 56:51-no one shoots someone with a 9 mm who doesn't intend to kill them particularly in this case where everytime pete polson shot multiple times." 57:05 jurors deliberated for a half hour friday. they will resume on monday. newton police put a registered
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berlou barnard is accused of molesting a juvenile family member four different times. police say his girlfriend, michelle wortman, walked in during two of the incidents... but did not call authorities. barnard is charged with second degree sex abuse and multiple drug offenses. wortman is facing child endangerment. fire destroyed the homes of three lehigh firefighters in the past six months. early friday morning, the chief's home burned down. kirk and sarah kelley watched flames in the nearby community of burnside. this is the second time in four years that their house has burned down. the fire alarms didn't wake up the family up this time...it was the sound of ammo. the closet in the master bedroom - where the fire started- was filled with ammunition. 18:58:15 "sheer panic. at first i guess you know, worrying about the kids and you dont think of anything else, just that you have to get out and get the kids
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out and then after wards when you stand here and watch it burn i guess everything we built up after the last one is gone again." the kelley's say they don't know what caused the fire. the state fire marshal's office is investigating. as for the other two lehigh firefighters whose homes burned, the chief calls that a coincidence and bad luck. for the first time in 132 years, the des moines fire department has two african american district chiefs. the city promoted captains steve brown, percy coleman and kerry schneider. a special ceremony friday honored the department's three newest district chiefs. combined they have nearly 75-years of experience with the des moines fire department. when i first came on the job there was on african american station officer and to see where we have come today to finally hvae some chief
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the job means we've come a long way as a fire department its proved that hard work, and perserverance would get you the things you want in life the promotions are part of a leadership reorganization. chief john tekippe says the changes will help improve firefighters' safety.. and communication within the fire department. an iowa soldier will be laid to rest in tama county today. 26-year old sergeant thomas packer was killed in a car crash last week in kansas. packer served two tours in afghanistan and was currently stationed at fort riley in kansas. he will be buried with full military honors today at maple hill cemetery in montour. leading up to november's national adoption month, local families are sharing their stories to raise awareness... 'theres definitely a need for adoptive families ... its not
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make it sound. the morgans have two kids... avery and alex. they adopted both babies through bethany christian services. the family is encouraging more people to get involved in local events celebrating adoption... like the gingerbread walk and run. 'thats the thing thats awesome about these events...everybody coming together to promote adoption, birth parents, adoptive parents, adoptive families. there are two gingerbread events... the first is in ames at ada hayden park on november 1st. the second is november 7th at gray's lake in des moines. you races online dot com. the fight against homelessness will take over drake stadium tonight. the 10th annual reggie's sleepout starts at three this afternoon and goes until seven tomorrow morning.
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15-hundred people are hoping for a drier night this year when they sleep outside to raise money for iowa homeless youth centers. in the last decade, reggies sleepout has helped raise one-point-3 million dollars. it will be an early start for thousands running in the des moines marathon this weekend. the 5-k road race and kids fun run are going on this morning. downtown drivers will notice that locust street and m-l-k parkway are closed. tonight, more streets will be shut down ahead of tomorrow morning's marathon. here's a look at what roads are being blocked off.... starting at six tonight. they include the locust street bridge, walnut street, and grand avenue to m-l-k parkway. the closures are expected to last until four tomorrow afternoon. still ahead on today in iowa saturday. pumpkin spice and everything nice. our fareway expert is back to show you how to turn this fall staple into a sweet treat. we'll share the recipe and
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halloween is just two weeks away and families in the metro are already getting in the holiday spirit. we asked you to send us photos of decorations in your yard and here are some of the
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warning remain in effect through 9 am. the day is starting with temperatures in the 20s, 30s and 40s in central iowa. it will stay cool with slightly below average temperatures, reaching the upper 50s this afternoon. there will be a few clouds this morning with skies becoming mostly sunny for the afternoon. winds will be light from the south at 5 to 10 mph. sunday will be a warmer day with more sunshine and highs in the mid 60s. the winds pick up on monday and temperatures will get close to 80 by monday. we will hold in the 70s for the
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and it will be nice weather for college football fans today. but if you're not tailgating at the game you can watch them on channel 13 point one and 13 point 3. we'll u-s-c, pittsburg versus georgia tech, illinois.
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coverage starts at 11 a-m. ad lib toss to q&a session with
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laura asks...... "is it time my yard and what numbers? i turn horses out in the yard so some spots are pretty nubbed down. i usually do
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spring but thought this would give the short spots a kick start." john asks... "what indoor fruits or vegetables can be grown over the winter? i miss having three harvests every year
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did down south." rose asks.... "so this is happening in my back yard - a blooming lilac bush. wierd. hopefully this means a not so harsh
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may... you can visit "who-tv-dot-com" click on the "on 13 link"... go to gardening... and you can submit your questions there. you can also submit questions on our facebook or twitter page. today in iowa saturday will be right back in just a few
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good morning, we have a very seasonal recipe for you. i'm joined again by our fareway expert whitney packebush for this week's centsable health. it's all about the pumpkin, you have a sweet treat for us. yes they're called cookies but they're more like a breakfast. so you can make them in any shape you want, i just made them as cookies. they are pumpkin oatmeal cookies. these would be a great before or after workout snack as well. so i have two cups of oatmeal. i used a mix of the quick mix and the old fashioned but feel free to use what you want. we are going to add a half cup of dried cranberries. i did use the 50 percent less sugar because dried fruit can have a lot of sugar if you're not careful. some pumpkin seeds, you can also use flower seeds, dried flax for some fiber. and that's it for our dry ingredients. next for our wet ingredients, i have put some coconut oil in for our fat. it's been very popular for weight loss, to heart health, just about everything. some canned pumpkin of course, it's about a half cup. i added some honey because the normal
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canned pumpkin isn't sweet, you don't want to get the normal one which is very rich potassium, vitamin a, fiber. we add some egg beaters. you can also just use two eggs. and some pumpkin pie spice. you're going minutes at 325 degrees. then you'll want to pop them in the freezer. that's how i like to eat, straight out of the freezer. the doesn't get overly hard. these do not spread out when they bake. i use measuring cup to any shape you want and they stay that way. great breakfast option. if you want the recipe go to our website our fareway stores dot com. or email whitney centsablehealth @ fareway stores dot com. thanks for joining us. we'll be back
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saturday begins with frosty a frost advisory and freeze warning remain in effect until 9 am. there are a few clouds to start the day, but i expect more sun as the day goes on. highs will stay cool in the
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after a strong performance in the democratic presidential debate earlier this week, hillary clinton has regained her lead in new hampshire. but the former secretary of state isn't celebrating just yet... thanks to the vice president. " there does come a point where a decision has to be made but certainly i'm not in any way suggesting or recommending that the vice president accept any timetable other than the one that is clicking inside of him, he has to make this decision." yesterday, joe biden's former chief of staff suggested a
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running for president is coming soon. political analysts say that's a longer he waits...the harder it will get. has clinton and sanders way ahead of the vice president. and when democratic voters were asked if biden should enter the race...half said no. on the republican side.. jeb trading barbs. friday morning, trump implied on bush could share some blame for the 9-11 attacks because he was in office at the time. jeb bush tweeted this response "how pathetic for @real donald trump to criticize the president for nine- eleven. we were attacked and my brother kept us safe." president bush's response to the terrorist attacks was widely praised. an end of an era in the friendly skies... u-s airway flights are now listed under american airlines. the final u-s airway flight took
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off yesterday in charlotte...and landed in phoenix... flight 19-39 was named after the year u-s airways' predecessor company, all american aviation, began operating. u-s airways is merging with american. american says it is increasing staff today and reducing its schedule by 200 flights, but there are no guarantees it will be a smooth transition. you've heard the health hazards about binge drinking... now, we're learning just how much it costs. a new study by the c-d-c shows binge drinking racked up a tab of 249 billion dollars in 20-10. about a third of that came from lost productivity by employees nursing a hangover. according to the study, it cost iowa 1-point-9-billion dollars. binge drinking is defined as consuming at least five drinks for men, and four for women... over the course of two hours. excessive drinking is blamed for
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after the break.. hitch a ride back in time and hear all the sounds of symphony classics. plus the other events you can
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good morning, it's another great weekend to get out and enjoy des moines and the metro. grab a blanket and hitch a ride on a horse-pulled wagon through living history farms. then, catch the sunset with refreshments and popcorn. rides start at 5 tonight and advance tickets are required. the sounds of the des moines symphony. and catch the
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unforgettable debut of violinist elena urioste. the show kicks off at 7-30 tonight. tickets start at 15 dollars. finally, calling all animal lovers to the great iowa pet expo. vendors, groomers and trainers are on hand to give advice about your favorite furry friend. bring your dog to the iowa state fair grounds today from 10 a-m to 6 tonight. tickets start at 3 dollars. remember, there are a thousand ways to get out and enjoy des moines. to find out how check out our website,at catch des moines dot com. warning remain in effect through 9 am. the day is starting with temperatures in the 20s, 30s and 40s in central iowa. it will stay cool with slightly below average temperatures, reaching the upper 50s this afternoon. there will be a few
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clouds this morning with skies becoming mostly sunny light from the south at 5 to 10 mph. sunday will be a warmer day with more sunshine and highs in the mid 60s. the winds pick up on monday and temperatures will get close to 80 by monday. we rest of the
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next on today in iowa saturday sit, stay, shake. the dog you'll meet next can do a lot more than that. see what tricks he's mastered
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if you think storm damage is the only cost of climate change, think again. from the rising price of food to higher insurance rates for homes and businesses, the economic damage will only get worse. but with american-made clean energy, we can save money on electricity and spur innovation to create new businesses and jobs. it all starts with 50% clean energy by 2030.
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welcome back to today in iowa saturday. i am joined now by
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celebrity dog trainer joel silverman and he's brought with him his dog dutchess. they'll be in the metro this weekend at the great iowa pet expo. it's going on today and tomorrow at the
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we need to disrupt the old order in washington, dc. we can do a lot better by applying conservative principles we should lower rates and simplify the code to allow people to freely decide how they want to spend their money. what we need is leadership to fix a few big things... so that this country takes off and soars where people can dream the biggest possible dreams... and pursue them with a vengeance. sfx: applause jeb. proven conservative. real results. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. the fort dodge dodgers reach tonight's big game undefeated and ranked 4th, yet most people saw two loss waukee as the favorite. waukee's losses came to the top two teams in the state. warriors pumped. waukee hosting the great sam cooke and the dodgers. it's not a rhythm and blues group. fort dodge punting on 4th and long, fake! good one too. dodgers get it inside the 20. that sets up this sam cooke
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touch down run. fort dodge up 7-0 early. slow start for the warriors, the defense comes up with a turnover and capitalizes. kayde penn for the short td run. warriors even it up, 7-7. after a fort dodge interception, cooke takes the direct snap and fumbles on the goal line! rare turnover for cooke. warriors take advantage. ben firkin hits drew linemann for a 37 yard touchdown. another great ferkin pass. waukee fort dodge centennial puts valley on upset alert. tigers held scoreless in the first half, but valley gets things moving in the third quarter. rocky lombardi, he of the great sports name, to austin hinkle. hinkle
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of the pylon. valley punches it in, javon mason for the short score. tigers lead 7-6. but here come those jaguars! chance gibbons hits riley larson on the edge, huge gain, inside the 20. then gibbons, pump fakes, hits a wide open ben heimer! jaguars pull off a huge upset! centennial takes down second ranked valley 16-14. sioux city north hosting southeast polk. the rams quickly get on the board. the screen pass goes from thomas mclaughlin to cole hauser, and hauser weaves his way through the defense. that's a touchdown. 14-zip after a quarter. second quarter, handoff to hauser -- and hauser to the house. 62 yards on the touchdown. rams up 21-nothing. the td's keep coming. mclaughlin to austin sutten, 26 yards -- sep rams 45 stars 7 remember, every football friday, you can
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phone, computer, or television. new coach steve prohm bringing the energy to hilton madness! good crowd again at hilton coliseum. monte morris and jameel mckay probably tweeted this already. the usa today coaches poll ranks iowa state 7th, while big 12 coaches pick the cyclones third in the big 12. isu did receive a first place vote from kansas head coach bill self. iowa state will try to end decade long dominance by the jayhawks, but those showdown games are still three months away. the cyclones only first team all- american the past 50 years liked what he saw tonight. tomorrow, cyclone fans turn back to football and a tough
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the cyclones, #3 tcu in prime time. last time the hawkeyes hit bull. not to mention a win over a ranked team. no bull this time, but another road game against a ranked big ten team.
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down. :20 painful injuries, :30 close calls, 1:05 tough test hawk fans are ready hawkeye huddle from wrigleyville in chicago . much bigger crowd than the hawkeye huddle from madison two weeks ago. hawkeyes are banged up, but stay slight favorites over the wildcats. it's an 11 o'clock kick. who's going to win? we have a split vote. sears, andy, and viewers pick favored iowa, admire and i go with underdog northwestern. in ames, it's unanimous, heavy favorite tcu is the the pick. checking the standings, sears and i are perfect, but that's about to change for one of us. andy, admire, and viewers have only missed one game. alcs, royals lead the blue jays 2 zip in game one when salvador
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jacks one deeeeep. royals blue jays the chicago cubs just won their second post-season series in history. clinched for the first time at wrigley field. that's why long suffering cubs fans are so excited. joe maddon and the cubs arrived in new york. they're at citi field practicing for the national league championship series. cubs take on a mets team they dominated during the regular season. maddon will juggle his rotation. see what i did there? maddon going with the well-rested jon lester in game 1, saving jake
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arrieta for game 2. the mets counter with matt harvey. cubs and mets saturday night at 7- 07. kyle schwarber spent part of the season in des moines. we know schwarber can hit. kind of. schwarber back in middletown purple pizzazz show choir. this was 2010, so it's not that long ago. the cubs are young. the classmate's mom who shot this now young man. reporters asked schwarber abou
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the video today. cubs host at least two games, probably three beginning tuesday. wrigleyville residents are warned security will be tight. among the rules are restrictions for bar owners, who can only serve drinks in platic cups, and a parking ban along several streets by wrigley field. crowd control tactics, and private security. on ice, iowa wild still looking for to the
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no verdict... the fate of a man accused of shooting up a metro neighborhood is in the hands of a jury. how long they deliberated so far... and when they'll resume. saturday begins with frosty conditions across central iowa. there are a few clouds to start the day, but i expect more sun as the day goes on.
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temperatures are in the 30s and 40s now. highs will stay cool in the upper 50s this afternoon. a des moines man on trial for attempted murder will have to wait over the weekend to learn his fate. pete polson is charged with randomly shooting at three people in a pleasant hill neighborhood last year. the two victims hit...are still recovering. polson says he was high on meth the night before the shootings, had blacked out and didn't realize what he was doing. prosecutors aren't buying his
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no one shoots someone with a 9 mm who doesn't intend to kill them particularly in this case where multiple times." jurors deliberated for a half hour friday. they will resume on monday. newton police put a registered sex offender back behind bars.. berlou barnard is accused of molesting a juvenile family member four different times. police say his girlfriend, michelle wortman, walked in during two of the incidents... but did not call authorities. barnard is charged with second degree sex abuse and multiple drug offenses. wortman is facing child endangerment. a driver went to the hospital last night after flipping his car on a des moines street. it happened along southeast sixth street around eight o'clock last night. witnesses say the driver first veered into oncoming traffic... lost control and crashed into a fire hydrant... flipping the car... police say the driver was hospitalized with non-life
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threatening injuries. the cause of the crash is under investigation. fire has destroyed the homes of three lehigh firefighters over the last six months. the chief's house is the latest to burn down. as channel 13's mike dasilva reports... this isn't the first time he's lost his home to fire. "dream house i guess, we kinda customized it to you know how we wanted it." kirk and sarah kelley watched that dream house go up in flames early this morning in the community of burnside...this is the second time in four years that their house has burned down. "sheer panic. at first i guess you know, worrying about the kids and you dont think of anything else, just that you have to get out and get the kids out and then after wards when you stand here and watch it burn i guess everything we built up after the last one is gone again."it wasn't fire alarms
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that woke the family up...it was ammo. i have between two and three thousand rounds in there so it made a lot of boom. the closet in the master bedroom was filled with lots of fire started. "i popped my head up and all i saw was red. i mean the whole closet was red, and at that point i knew that it was get the hell out of there time." kirk's father is also a volunteer firefighter and he arrived on scene to help get the fire under control. 'it was coming out of their bedroom and then the closet thats right by the door and it was all engulfed on this side.' 'it moved through the attic and once it spread to the attic, it went quick.'kirk and sarah were able to quickly get their two kids out of the house safely...their dog snoopy on the other hand...was a different story.
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getting him out wasn't so easy. the dog caused most of the trouble...when you yell at him, then he gets skittish and doesnt want to come so he spent most of the time in there trying to get him out...after we were out ive been in a lot of fires and ive never been scared but i truly didnt think i was gonna live.' the dog just kept running deep family i wasnt gonna not get him i still love him but it was close the kelleys don't know what fire marshal's office is investigating. as homes of lehigh firefighters, the chief calls that a coincidence and bad luck. investigators are looking at the possibility of an intentionally set fire in zearing.. they believe it started in the garage and quickly spread. no one was hurt, but the home was a
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total loss. amy haskins says the fire came at a bad time...her insurance lapsed in yet determined the cause, but say they arent ruling out arson. for the first time in 132 years, has two african american district chiefs. the city promoted captains steve brown, percy coleman and kerry friday honored the department's three newest district chiefs. combined they have nearly 75-years of experience with the des moines fire department. when i first came on the job there was on african american station officer and to see where we have come today to finally have some chief officers on the job means we've come a long way as a fire department its proved that hard work, and perseverance would get you the things you want in life the promotions are part of a leadership reorganization.
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chief john tekippe says the changes will help improve firefighters' safety.. and communication within the fire department. an iowa soldier will be laid to rest in tama county today. 26-year old sergeant thomas last week in kansas. packer served and was currently stationed at fort riley in kansas. he will be buried with full military honors today at maple hill cemetery in montour. leading up to november's national adoption month, local families are sharing their stories to raise awareness... 'theres definitely a need for adoptive families ... its not as scary as people make it sound. the morgans have two kids... avery and alex. they adopted both babies through bethany christian services. the family is encouraging more people to get involved in local events celebrating adoption... like the gingerbread walk and run.
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'thats the thing thats awesome about these events...everybody coming together to promote adoption, birth parents, adoptive parents, adoptive families. there are two gingerbread events... the first is in ames at ada hayden park on november 1st the second is november 7th at gray's lake in des moines. you can sign up for either race at races online dot com. the fight against homelessness will take over drake stadium tonight. the 10th annual reggie's afternoon and goes until seven tomorrow morning. event. 15-hundred people are hoping for a drier night this year when they sleep outside to raise money for iowa homeless youth centers. in the last decade, reggies sleepout has helped raise one-point-3 million dollars. it will be an early start for thousands running in the des moines marathon this weekend. the 5-k road race and kids fun
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downtown drivers will notice parkway are closed. tonight, more streets will be shut down ahead of tomorrow morning's marathon. here's a look at what roads are being blocked off.... starting at six tonight. they include the locust street bridge, walnut street, and grand avenue to m-l-k parkway. the closures are expected to last until four tomorrow afternoon. still ahead on today in iowa saturday... for these kids...a friendly school very special. the story behind the wave from the
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halloween is just a few weeks away and families in the metro are already getting in the holiday spirit. we asked you to send us photos of decorations in your yard and here are some of the
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a frost advisory and freeze through 9 am. the
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day is starting with temperatures in the 20s, 30s and 40s in central iowa. it will stay cool with slightly below average temperatures, reaching the upper 50s this afternoon. there will be a few clouds this morning with skies becoming mostly sunny for the afternoon. winds will be light from the south at 5 to 10 mph. sunday will be a warmer day with more sunshine and highs in the mid 60s. the winds pick up on monday and temperatures will get close to 80 by monday. we will hold in the 70s for the rest of the week. and it will be nice weather for college football fans today.
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and it will be nice weather for college football fans today. but if you're not tailgating at the game you can watch them on channel 13 point one and 13 point 3. we'll be airing notre dame versus u-s-c, pittsburg versus georgia tech, and finally u-n-i versus western illinois. coverage starts at 11 a-m. still ahead on today in iowa saturday all you need is love. that's the motto for three musical brothers. the person who inspired their beatles tribute, and where you can
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three brothers are bringing the beatles back to life. welcome back to today in iowa saturday. i am joined now by billy mcguigan . he is one of the stars of the
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des moines playhouse's yesterday and today, which is an interactive beatles concert. it's going on
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if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but the republicans... they want to go back to letting the super wealthy call the shots. they don't stand up for equal pay for women. they don't support paid family leave. they don't even really support refinancing student debt. we've got to get this economy working for the vast majority of americans, not just for those at the top. that's what i intend to do as president.
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a friendly wave every morning caught the attention of students on a school bus. two women are making a bus ride to school a special experience... for each other... and for some kids in washington. eric wilkinson has the story. "good morning, megan. good morning hunter." as they board her bus every greets all 90 students by name. "good morning jason, good morning andy, good morning cameron." there is a comfort and familiarity here. "it makes me feel warm inside." a warmth that radiates well beyond the bus to a woman known as "the grandma in the window." the 93 year old lady who has been waving to those kids from her dining room last five years. "carol was telling us, a lot of
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daughter's name, but she always the bus. so that made me feel really was empty. and the next day. and the next. a stroke. "it was kind of heartbreaking because she was always there." she'll be coming by... it turns out, the grandma's name is louise edlen. she has 30 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, and she's been married to her husband dave for 53 years. he's spent the past three weeks holding his wife's hand at a rehab center. when carol found out, she brought louise a simple bouquet of flowers. the next day... "the kids said look, look! there's a sign in the window." a sign appeared in the window. a thank you to carol and her kids. "that made me really smile... because it means just how much we mean to her." to show how much grandma means to them, the kids made this sign for her, so she could still see them waving to her every day. "hello. how are you?" today, carol pays one of her
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regular visits and brings the kids with her. "show me how you wave at the kids on the bus. you always wave with two hands. that's the famous wave!" the stroke has partially paralyzed louise's throat. the words don't come easy, but her love for those kids pushes them past her lips. "i miss them, too." "you miss them, too." "it means everything in the something to look forward to every day." "i'm trying to get better." "you are trying very hard to get better." carol and the kids on bus number seven have been a great inspiration to louise, as she works relentlessly to recover. if all goes as planned, she'll be back home on tuesday... and promises to be back in her window by the time the children head home from school. still ahead on today in iowa saturday... it's the big question... will he or won't he? what the candidate who will be affected most says about joe biden
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saturday begins with frosty conditions across central iowa. there are a few clouds to start the day, but i expect more sun as the day goes on. temperatures are in the 30s and 40s now. highs will stay cool in the upper 50s this
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after a strong performance in the democratic presidential debate earlier this week, hillary clinton has regained her lead in new hampshire. but the former secretary of state isn't celebrating just yet... thanks to the vice president. " there does come a point where a certainly i'm not in any way suggesting or recommending that the vice president accept any timetable other than of him, he has to make this decision." yesterday, joe biden's former chief of staff suggested a final decision of running for president is coming soon. political analysts say that's a smart move considering the longer he waits...the harder it will get.
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the latest poll in new hampshire has clinton and sanders way ahead of the vice president. and when democratic voters were asked if biden should enter the race...half said no. on the republican side.. jeb bush and donald trump are trading barbs. friday morning, trump implied on bloomberg t-v...that george w bush could share some blame for the 9-11 attacks because he was in office at the time. jeb bush tweeted this response "how pathetic for @real donald trump to criticize the president for nine- eleven. we were attacked and my brother kept us safe." president bush's response to the terrorist attacks was widely praised. the rules for the next republican presidential debate are finally set... c-n-b-c originally planned for a three-hour debate on october 28th. both donald trump and ben carson threatened to boycott the event because of the length. so c-n-b-c agreed to scale it back to just two hours. each candidate
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will also give opening and closing statements... something c-n-b-c didn't want to include. binge drinking cost the u-s economy 249-billion dollars in 2010... about a third of that from lost productivity in the workplace by employees nursing a hangover. centers for disease control and yesterday. state was 3-point-5-billion dollars... iowa came in at 1-point-9-billion... the study defined binge drinking as consuming at least five drinks for men, and four for women over the course of two hours. excessive drinking is blamed for 88- thousand deaths each year. an end of an era in the friendly skies... u-s airway flights are now listed under american airlines. the final u-s airway flight took off yesterday in charlotte...and landed in phoenix... flight 19-39 was named after the
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began operating. u-s airways is merging with american. american says it is increasing staff today and reducing its schedule by 200 flights, but there are no guarantees it will be a smooth transition. fans have already started lining up to see tracy morgan host saturday night live tonight. people without tickets started waiting on the standby line as early as thursday night hoping to get in to see the show. morgan performed last week at comedy clubs and gave out an award at the emmys last month... his first appearances since his horrific accident in june 2014. he suffered a traumatic brain injury after a truck slammed into his limo in new jersey. now fans are eager to welcome stage. still ahead on today in iowa saturday. costumed kids of all ages are sweet tooth. up next, we'll show you some step up from the
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traditional caramel apples and
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a frost advisory and freeze warning remain in effect through 9 am. the day is starting with temperatures in the 20s, 30s and 40s in central iowa. it will stay cool with slightly below average temperatures, reaching the upper 50s this afternoon. there will be a few clouds this morning with skies becoming mostly sunny
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from the south at 5 to 10 mph. sunday will be a warmer day with more sunshine and highs in the mid 60s. the winds pick up on monday and temperatures will get close to 80 by monday. we will hold in the 70s for the rest of the
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week. welcome back to today in iowa saturday. i'm joined now by steve shearer, he is the owner of chocolate storybook in west des moines. he's here to show us some of the
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the fort dodge dodgers reach tonight's big game undefeated and ranked 4th, yet most people saw two loss waukee as the favorite. waukee's losses came to the top two teams in the state. warriors pumped. waukee hosting the great sam cooke and the dodgers. group. fort dodge punting on 4th and long, fake! good one too. dodgers get it inside the 20. touch down run. fort dodge up 7-0 early. slow start for the warriors, the defense comes up with a turnover and capitalizes. kayde penn for the short td run. warriors even it up, 7-7. after a fort dodge interception,
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cooke takes the direct snap and fumbles on the goal line! rare turnover for cooke. warriors take advantage. ben 37 yard touchdown. another great ferkin pass. waukee fort dodge centennial puts valley on upset alert. tigers held scoreless in the things moving in the third quarter. sports name, to austin hinkle. hinkle knocked out of bounds just short
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of the pylon. valley punches it in, javon mason for the short score. tigers lead 7-6. but here come those jaguars! chance gibbons hits riley larson on the edge, huge gain, inside the 20. then gibbons, pump fakes, hits a wide open ben heimer! jaguars pull off a huge upset! centennial takes down second ranked valley 16-14. sioux city north hosting southeast polk. the rams quickly get on the board. the screen pass goes from thomas mclaughlin to cole hauser, and hauser
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weaves his way through the defense. that's a touchdown. 14-zip after a quarter. second quarter, handoff to hauser -- and hauser to the house. 62 yards on the touchdown. rams up 21-nothing. the td's keep coming. mclaughlin to austin sutten, 26 yards -- sep rams 45 stars 7 remember, every football friday, you can
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phone, computer, or television. new coach steve prohm bringing the energy to hilton madness! good monte morris and jameel mckay probably tweeted this already. the usa today coaches poll ranks iowa state 7th, while big 12 coaches pick the cyclones third in the big place vote from kansas head coach bill self. iowa state will try to end decade long dominance by the jayhawks, but those showdown games are still three months away. the cyclones only first team all- american the past 50 years liked what he saw tonight. tomorrow, cyclone fans turn back to football and a tough assigment for the cyclones, #3 tcu in prime time. last time the hawkeyes hit the bull. not to mention a win over a ranked team. no bull this time, but another road game against a ranked big ten team.
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down. :20 painful injuries, :30 close calls, 1:05 tough test hawk fans are ready hawkeye huddle from wrigleyville in chicago . much bigger crowd than the hawkeye huddle from madison two weeks ago. hawkeyes are banged up, but stay slight favorites over the wildcats. it's an 11 o'clock kick. who's going to win? we have a split vote. sears, andy, and viewers pick favored iowa, admire and i go with underdog northwestern. in ames, it's unanimous, heavy favorite tcu is the the pick.
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i are perfect, but that's about to change for one of us. andy, admire, and viewers have only missed one game. alcs, royals lead the blue jays 2 zip in game one when salvador perez jacks one deeeeep. royals blue jays the chicago cubs just won their second post-season series in history. clinched for the first time at wrigley field. that's why long suffering cubs fans are so excited. joe maddon and
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york. they're at citi field practicing for the national league championship series. cubs take on a mets team they dominated during the regular season. maddon will juggle his rotation. see what i did there? maddon going with the well-rested jon lester in game 1, saving jake arrieta for game 2. the mets counter with matt harvey. cubs and mets saturday night at 7- 07. kyle schwarber spent part of the season in des moines. we know schwarber can hit. but did you know he can dance? kind of. schwarber back in middletown ohio high school as part of the purple pizzazz show choir. this was
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the cubs are young. the classmate's mom who shot this now viral video says kyle was a nice young man. reporters asked schwarber abou the video today. cubs host at least two games, probably three beginning tuesday. wrigleyville residents are warned security will be tight. among the rules are restrictions for bar owners, who can only serve drinks in platic cups, and a
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streets by wrigley field. chicago police will again use crowd control tactics, and private security. on ice, iowa wild still looking for their first win after losing at to the monsters, 4-1. for today in
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and before we go... you've probably noticed all the pink for breast cancer awareness month. now titan tire is going pink. the des moines tire plant is making its first ever pink tires to mount on a farmall m. the idea came
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about due to w-h-o radio's "the big show" tractor ride. the show host asked titan for a tire made to to use on roads. the man charged with coming up with the pink formula has a little inspiration... his wife is a breast cancer survivor. and college football fans may want to bundle up and bring a
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with them today. but if you're not tailgating at the game you can watch them on channel 13 point one and 13 point 3. we'll be airing notre dame versus u-s-c, pittsburg versus georgia tech, and finally u-n-i versus western
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